Introduction to Internet and Email

BEGINNER BEGINNER
GROUP Maximum 8 participants [preregistration open]
4 days
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. [Tuesday to Friday]
What you will learn
  • Browsers and search engines
  • Surfing and searching
  • Judging information value
  • On-line business - shopping, banking, government access
  • Social media
  • Internet ethics and safety
  • Browser set ups and maintenance
  • Creating an email account
  • Sending and receiving emails and attachments

 

Course Description

The internet is very useful though it can be dangerous; learn how to use it safely for social and business activities.  We look at:

Browsers and search engines

Surfing and searching

Judging information value

    Module 1 - Working with Internet and E-mail

  • What is it and why do we use it?
  • Structure of the Internet
     
    Module 2 - Starting Internet and E-mail
  • History of the Internet
  • Introduction to the Internet – The Basics
  • Getting to know the URL
  • Navigating through the Browser tool bar
  • Browser Window
  • Learning to Navigate
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Internet Bookmarks
     
    Module 3 - Using the Internet
  • Surfing the net
  • Researching on the net
  • Search Engines
  • Search Techniques
  • Business Models
  • Browser Set Ups & Maintenance
     
    Module 4 - Internet Ethics and Safety

  • Judging Information Value
  • Plagiarism
  • Security
  • Privacy
     
    Module 5 - Social Media – Facebook, etc.
  • What is social media and why use it?
  • Activities
  • Components
     
    Module 6 - Setting up E-mail
  • Why use email?
  • Productivity Tools
  • Email addresses
  • Email providers
  • Security issues
  • Setting up an email account